Wood Duck

Aix sponsa - Canard carolin

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aix

  • Species
    :

    sponsa

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 54 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 68 à 74 cm.
  • Weight
    : 482 à 862 g
Longevity

15 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Canard carolin,
  • Pato Joyuyo,
  • Pato-carolino,
  • Brautente,
  • kisasszonyréce,
  • Carolina-eend,
  • Anatra sposa,
  • Brudand,
  • Brudeand,
  • kačička obojková,
  • kachnička karolinská,
  • Brudeand,
  • morsiosorsa,
  • ànec de Carolina,
  • Brúðönd,
  • karolinka,
  • koku pīle,
  • nevestica,
  • Каролинская утка,
  • アメリカオシ,
  • 林鸳鸯,
  • 林鴛鴦,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Illustration

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